Calming Solutions for Dogs

Carolina Dog Ezra

Hi humans! I FINALLY get to do a blog post all by myself, WOOF! I’m a big boy now so that just makes common sense, besides I’m the one who needs extra help with calming my humans say. All I know is humans make a LOT of loud sounds which scare me. I also hear Rrrrreally good, so that makes it even harder. I hope that during this upcoming holiday of independence (is that still true?), we dogs (and other animals too including wild animals which makes mom very sad), will get some extra help with some NATURAL calming solutions like I do!

Mom wants me to tell you that she does make a commission from all of these since she’s an affiliate for them. However, she also offers solutions here where she doesn’t make commissions. These ones she uses these to help ME so we hope it helps your dogs too! I need lots of help but I don’t know why. I just do.

First let me say some things so people don’t think that we’re just trying to get you to “drug” your dogs. I get daily exercise. I’m not in agility, field, or any other training like that but the truth is, it would most likely help a lot. We dogs do get bored so doing agility, field trials, nose work, and other types of competitions really help dogs with high energy like me. We need jobs humans and unlike a lot of humans (oy) we LIKE to work! In fact we NEED to, so if your dog isn’t getting good exercise daily, and following the other 7 laws of health, then that is something to consider FIRST okay? You can look under the Category “Laws of Health” on this blog and find out ALL about the 8 Laws of Health. In my case, we’re following all of those. I just need more. Confidence building in some dogs is very necessary, especially overly sensitive dogs like me. Plus my breed still has ALL their wild traits (my breed is still wild in the Carolinas) so we’re aren’t as adapted to domesticity as some other breeds may be. All that to say humans, consider outlets for your dog first.

Sleepy puppy
lol one leg suspended in air

Make sure on on the days leading up to the holiday and sometimes even the rest of the summer (also New Year’s Eve), that your dog is exercised well so he/she is tired when the fireworks begin. Now let’s consider some of the natural solutions Mom likes to share – you see I’m almost 2 years old (late July), so my vocabulary has rrrreally grown hasn’t it? Anyway, keep in mind that the music resource below has a deadline on the discount!

This herbal solution may be a last resort unless your dog is VERY reactive. It has good ingredients which are proven to calm and relax pets during this excitable and scary time for us. This is a calming herbal tincture which is easy to give to your dog – even rascally dogs like me! I make growly faces but I still take my medicine hehe.

  • EASES ANXIETY. Skullcap, an anti-spasmodic from the mint family, relaxes the body and calms fears
  • ABSOLUTE CURE. Combines 4 historically proven ingredients to calm the nervous behavior of your pets
  • EFFECTIVE. Catnip, an antioxidant with Vitamin C and E, calms and quiets excitable nerves

This product is called, Soothing Solution. Enter the coupon code “drkim10” and get 10% off.

It has helped many a pet with stressful type situations like this!

MUSIC – WHOLETONES is the favorite in my home. We often listen to the Healing Project all day and the 2Sleep all night, yep! I need it ALL night. Summer is easier bepaws we have fans going that drown out scary sounds to me like wind blowing, thunder, or helicopters flying over. Yep, those sounds are fine for me IF I am outside but in the house I get scared. Fireworks are the worst. Fridge, our angel dog contributor, used to be VERY scared of fireworks but that was before Mom knew all these natural methods to help dogs. Fridge doesn’t have to be scared anymore since he’s in heaven! Here is some information on the Wholetones Music for Pets (but you don’t have to limit yourself to just the pet one – King and I like the two we get to listen to every day better than the pet one). We have the CDs, the mp3s AND the music players! Mom always buys them when they’re on sale so now you can too. 20% off sale during the 4th of July week!

WholeTones for pets

The good news is that Wholetones for Pets is PROVEN to help instantly calm pets suffering from anxiety and fear of loud noises.  We have literally thousands of testimonials to prove it!  Check these out from satisfied humans…

“Settled my dog during severe thunderstorm and very loud fireworks on the 4th. Plays through the night…. every night.”

Thank you & MUCH love from me & Nelli!

-Joyce G

“NO fights between the cats! Just looking forward to what other benefits I will receive…” 

-Beth H. 

“This was the first time I used music to calm a dog. IT WORKS! She almost went to sleep while I was trimming her. We now play the music all the time for all the dogs and cats. Thank you.”


*4th of July Special – FREE INSTANT DOWNLOAD with purchase*

Wholetones for Pets… 20% off sale during the 4th of July week!

These 52 minutes of wonderful music is tuned to a Frequency (396Hz) that is scientifically proven to calm your pet!

Over the years, Wholetones has received floods of testimonials from their happy customers about the incredible effect Wholetones™ has on their pets… and they want to get this in the hands of as many of you as possible!

Before the holiday celebrations get any bigger, pick up the >>>WHOLETONES For Pets: MUSIC PLAYER!

Listening to it can have a profound effect on your body, mind, and soul while calming your pets!

You’ll enjoy the following:

  • ️ Peace & Quiet: Stop unwanted barking, whimpering, whining, and chewing.
  • ️ Minimize Separation Anxiety: Come home to your pet feeling peaceful and content.
  • ️ Calm & Relax Your Dog or Puppy: During thunder, fireworks, while the mailman walks by or even high stress moments after surgery.

*4th of July Special – FREE INSTANT DOWNLOAD with purchase* 20% off sale during the 4th of July week!

>>>Take advantage of this special offer and enjoy the celebrations with your furry friends

These posts explain how she has helped me with these awful human sounds. Both are on sound reactivity! Even the one that is titled Dances with Dogs – bepaws dancing helps!

That’s all for this time humans. Be sure to keep your dogs protected so they don’t accidentally get out and get lost forever bepaws these sounds are just too scary for them. Help them stay safe at home WOOF! Here is another article to help you learn: YOUR DOG’S FIRST FIREWORKS

Until next time…

Have a PAWSitively, tail waggin’, NATUROPATHICALLY healthy day, WOOF!



Kim Bloomer, V.N.D., N.D. is an animal naturopath as well as being certified in small animal nutrition, with years of experience in animal wellness. Dr. Kim is a published author, writer, blogger, host of the DOGgone Truth podcast. Dr. Kim offers Animal Naturopathy Mentoring and Courses. Subscribe to her DOGgone Newsletter for updates or to her blog via email. Copyright ©2005-2024 Aspenbloom Pet Care, Dr. Kim Bloomer, All rights reserved. No part of this article may be reproduced in any form without the written consent of the Author/Publisher. This article is intended to be educational. However, it is not intended to be a substitute for diagnosis or treatment from a qualified animal health professional. Dr. Kim Bloomer and Aspenbloom Pet Care, do not assume any legal responsibility for misuse of the products discussed in this article. The only essential oils referenced on this website are Young Living.

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